Though spectacular salvage and wreck removal projects continue to hit the headlines, the ocean salvage industry continues to face pressures that has seen some major players leave the market in recent years.
Efforts to refloat Ever Given, the giant containership that has been blocking the channel since March 23, have succeeded. As we reported earlier, the ship had been partially refloated by this morning.
UPDATED: This morning, the Suez Canal remained blocked by the giant containership Ever Given, which remains wedged across the waterway, preventing the passage of canal traffic in both directions. The delays could
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. reports that it has been appointed as the salvor for both tankers that were attacked yesterday morning in the Gulf of Oman. Shortly after the incidents the insurers
MARCH 12, 2018 — Maersk Line said today that the remains of three of the four crew members missing following the fire aboard Maersk Hunan have been found. The 15,262-TEU vessel was
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015 – UPDATE: Increasingly rough conditions at sea have meant the operation to load the Transocean Winner onto the Hawk in Broad Bay, Isle of Lewis (see earlier story), has
AUGUST 23, 2016 — The U.K. Maritime & Coastguard Agency reports that the drilling rig Transocean Winner that ran aground in bad weather on the Isle of Lewis nearly two weeks ago
AUGUST 8, 2016 — The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch has launched an investigation into the grounding of the semi-submersible Transocean Winner on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis in
FEBRUARY 1, 2016 — France appears to have avoided what could have been an environmental disaster. A Smit Salvage team has succeeded in getting a line aboard the drifting car carrier Modern
FEBRUARY 5, 2013 — Smit Salvage, Singapore, was awarded on Feb. 1, 2013, a $24,889,904 delivery order against previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-12-D-4120) to provide support for emergency response and recovery